"Closing the Distance" is our mission to bring people, information and services closer together.

We are holding the LINE BOOT AWARDS in hopes of seeing the creation of services that will be loved by many, by creating lively communication and further enriching the touchpoints between people and things, information, and services. These services should include a variety of technical components and ideas based on the LINE messaging app and the Clova AI assistant.


  • Grand Prize
    10 million yen
  • Sponsored Theme Award
    500,000yen + additional prizes from the respective sponsor

    Awards will be granted to services that provide the best solutions to the themes provided by the sponsoring companies or organizations.

  • Category Award

    Awards will be granted to services that meet the various categories set by LINE.

  • Partner's Pick Award
    Additional prizes from the respective companies

    Awards will be granted to services judged by the criteria set by the partners working with the LINE BOOT AWARDS.


  • July 12

    Details Announced

  • August

    Applications Opened

  • October 10

    Applications Closed

  • November 10

    Final Round


Entry is open to both individuals and companies, regardless of age, country of residency, or other conditions.
Entries must be actual services that use either a LINE account using the Messaging API and/or a Clova Skill that uses the Clova Extensions Kit, and must be a public service which meets the rules at the time of evaluation.
There are rules regarding right to priority negotiations with sponsors with regard to the respective sponsor awards. Please be sure to read the relevant rules when entering.

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